Member since Sep '10

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
French to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese

Daniel Pestana
daniel pestana freelance translator pt

Montijo, Setubal, Portugal
Local time: 01:40 WET (GMT+0)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training, Transcription
Specializes in:
Petroleum Eng/SciMechanics / Mech Engineering
Engineering: IndustrialAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Finance (general)Construction / Civil Engineering
Law: Contract(s)Computers (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 88, Questions answered: 64, Questions asked: 100
Blue Board entries made by this user  3 entries

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Glossaries Computers, Games, Legal & Financial, Materiais/Filtros, Música, Mechanical Engineering, Oil & Gas, Psicologia, Tools
Translation education Master's degree - University of Évora
Experience Years of experience: 11. Registered at Sep 2009. Became a member: Sep 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (Licentiate's Degree in Translation/Uni. of Évora , verified)
French to Portuguese (Licentiate's Degree in Translation/Uni. of Évora , verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Catalyst, Dreamweaver, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume Portuguese (PDF), English (PDF)
Professional practices Daniel Pestana endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Licentiate's degree (pre-bologna) in Translation of English and French into Portuguese at the University of Évora. I’m currently attending the Master’s degree in Applied Languages and Translation at the same University. Freelance Translator, EFL Trainer for adults and also French Language Trainer for adults. SDL Trados Certified at ISLA (Superior Institute of Languages and Administration) - Lisbon. I also attended the bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering at ESTIG (Beja Polytechnic Institute – School of Technology and Management). Over 10 years of work experience with production modules, industry equipments and electromechanical components. Over 10 years of experience as a translator in several fields on Oil & Gas, IT, Computer Hardware and Software, Mechanics, Machines & Tools, Musical Instruments and Equipment, Financial and Legal/Contracts.

‘Daniel embodies all the qualities of an excellent resource. He is knowledgeable, technically resourceful, responsive and punctual. We are very happy to count on him for translations into Portuguese for Portugal. He is thorough, with a highly professional approach and very friendly and communicative. I whole-heartedly recommend him as an EN>PT linguist. His top qualities are his great results, he is personable and an expert.’
Gabriela Wolochwianski
TiMe Argentina Translations & Training
Co-director at TiMe Translations & Training

'Fully understood exactly what was required and he also came back to us with some suggestions that he thought were crucial to the translation. His follow up once we received the translations were first class and I have no hesitation in recommending his services to any clients.'
David NG Lawrence
DNG Productions
Massive Attack Manager

'He is the epitome of efficiency and speed. Met all the deadlines, always proving to be a caring and considerate professional towards the client, which led us to trust him with the translation of our website Compras Públicas. Construlink strongly recommends him to those who need a masterfully well done job.’
Mário Brás
Junior Consultant
Construlink S.A.

'I am very pleased to publicly express the professionalism of Daniel Pestana, always very helpful, and, therefore, I strongly recommend his high quality translation services.'
Marcos Olímpio Gomes dos Santos
Sociologist, Consultant and Researcher
University of Évora

'Thank you very much for all your hard work translating the large amount of text we sent you for our shows in Lisbon. The audience response was fantastic, just what we wanted and proved how worthwhile your input was. We hope to work with you again on other projects.'
Icarus Wilson-Wright
Video programmer / Operator
Massive Attack

'A masterful, high-quality translation! In a difficult and highly technical field you did a great job in short time at an affordable price. I will keep your contact if I ever need translations again and I will also recommend your services to friends who might need translations too.'
José Marques
Master’s degree student

.Translation English > Portuguese (European, Angola, Mozambique)

.Translation French > Portuguese (European, Angola, Mozambique)

.Translation Spanish > Portuguese (European, Angola, Mozambique)

. Editing/Proofreading

.Transcription audio/video

. Word Processing

. Website Localization

. Software Localization


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This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 104
PRO-level pts: 88

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese80
French to Portuguese8
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino24
Mechanics / Mech Engineering20
Medical: Instruments8
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)4
Medical: Health Care4
Petroleum Eng/Sci4
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